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Julian Assange to Apply for Bail on Coronavirus Concerns

  • WikiLeaks founder is vulnerable to pandemic, supporters say
  • Head of prison bosses warns inmates will die from virus
Banners in support of Julian Assange lie on the ground outside the Westminster Magistrates' Court in London.
Photographer: Nicolo Filippo Rosso/Bloomberg

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Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will make an application for bail Wednesday, on grounds he is vulnerable to the virus pandemic while in prison.